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'What would you do if your colleague kept disappearing from the ward?'

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“One of my colleagues has recently started disappearing from the ward for no apparent reason once or twice a day. We have worked together for six years and this is very out of character. When I have asked where he has been he has been vague and changed the subject.

“So far our ward manager doesn’t seem to have noticed. I don’t want to get him in trouble, but it is starting to annoy the rest of the team.

“What should we do?”

 

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  • You need to ask him outright as its out of character for him. It might be a simple explanation or something you can help him with. Otherwise speak to your manager in confidence they might already know which is why they appear not to have noticed.

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